Supplier News

D’Orsogna opens new factory in Victoria

D’Orsogna has commenced production at its $66 million state-of-the-art 11,000sqm food manufacturing facility in Victoria. Located at Merrifield Business Park, 30km north of Melbourne, the new factory will soon employ 200 people. D’Orsogna also says it will firmly establish them as a national market leader in the smallgoods and meat …

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‘Ditch’ dairy with Califia Farms

World Plant Milk Day took place on Thursday, August 22. With this in mind, Califia Farms says, “now is the perfect time to ditch the dairy and get on board the plant-based movement”. “Numerous studies consistently prove that a wholefood, plant-based diet is best for optimum health, and it’s also …

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Upcycling food for feed on trend

A growth in the demand for premium livestock feeds sees livestock feed company, Castlegate James Australasia seek to purchase greater volumes of by-products from food manufacturers. Reportedly, demand is growing rapidly, and the company is exploring new sources of by-product supply from food manufacturers, retailers and QSR (quick service restaurant) …

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Who takes top shelf for the best sliced bread?

Consumer advocate Choice tested 30 supermarket sliced white bread (24 regular and six gluten-free) to determine who sits on the top shelf. Between the judges, there were 90 years of baking expertise. “Our expert taste testers conducted a blind test of classic white bread brands and also gluten free brands …

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A new addition to +hemp

Australia’s first hemp water, +hemp, is releasing a new flavour this month. Restore is described as a natural raspberry and coconut flavour. Similar to +hemp’s Hydrate flavour, Restore is said to be rich in omega-3 and omega-6. It also contains antioxidants, amino acids and Gamma Linolenic Acid. According to +hemp, the …

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Connoisseur’s new range champions local and ‘unexpected’ flavours

Peters’ premium ice-cream brand, Connoisseur has released a limited-edition bespoke ice-cream flavour range, inspired by Australian native ingredients. Launching this week, the Australian Native Collection is said to champion local and “unexpected” flavours, distinctive in both taste and texture. As a brand first, Connoisseur is launching a new “super-premium” range …

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The world’s first cold pressed raw milk hits shelves

An Australian company has developed a safe way for people to enjoy the established benefits of untreated milk, without resorting to the use of heat pasteurisation. Launched at an event in Sydney this week, Made By Cow uses a new, patented, breakthrough method approved by the NSW Food Authority. The …

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Church & Dwight Co appoints managing director

Church & Dwight Co has announced the appointment of David Thomas as its Managing Director in Australia and New Zealand. This announcement follows the retirement of Wayne McCusker ,who has held the role in Australia since 2005. The company, with annual turnover of US$4.1bn globally, has more than 200 products …

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Paddle Pop relaunches Caramel Choc

Paddle Pop is re-releasing Paddle Pop Caramel Choc for a limited time, 30 years since its debut. According to Paddle Pop, fans of Caramel Choc will still recognise the “memorable caramel-flavoured layer on the outside and refreshing chocolate flavour at the treat’s core”, from when it was first released in …

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